Asheville, Feb. 19-21. Bluegrass First Class at Crowne Plaza Resort). Details: www.bluegrassfestivalguide.com/ashevillebluegrassfest.htm.
Hillsborough, Feb. 20. Revolutionary War Living History Day.Details: www.visithillsboroughnc.com (click “Calendar of Events”).
Raleigh, Feb. 26-28. Raleigh Antiques Extravaganza. Details: www.antextofnc.com.
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Albemarle, Feb. 27. Stanly County Winter Wine Festival. Details: www.stanlycountywinterwinefest.com.
Maggie Valley, Feb. 26-28. Winterfest Smoky Style. Details: www.winterfestsmokystyle.com.
Aiken, Feb. 20-21. Battle of Aiken (Civil War re-enactors). Details: www.battleofaiken.org.
North Charleston, Feb. 27. Brewvival. Details: www.brewvival.com.
Revisit 1980s at Beech Mountain
Beech Mountain Ski Resort returns with the Totally ’80s Retro Ski Weekend – and expanding it to four days: Feb. 18-21. Hit the slopes in Day-Glo ski wear and relax with related concerts (big-hair tribute/retro bands), activities and contests. New this year is Totally Tubular Snowtubing, a three-day Pac Man competition and that Saturday’s Rubik’s Cube contest and Hot Tub Time Machine trivia contest. Details on events/lodging options: www.beechmtn.com.